Today in History - April 21

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Superstar Oscar Roberston pictured in front of one of Cincinatti's landmarks, the Carew Tower, was traded April 21, 1970 by Cincinatti Royals to the Milwaukee Bucks for Flynn Robinson and Charley Paulk. Robertson is leaving the Royals after 10 seasons in which he registered various NBA records and made the ALL -NBA first team in all years except the 1969-70 season. (AP Photo)

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Rosie Ruiz of New York, talks on the phone in her Boston hotel room after being declared the record-setting winner in the women's division of the Boston Marathon, April 21, 1980. She tearfully denied she cheated in the marathon and said the suggestion upset her. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit)

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Horror novelist Stephen King, a resident of Bangor, Maine, is pleased that his latest film adaptation of one of his novels "Pet Sematary" was filmed in Maine, where it is set, April 21, 1989. (AP Photo/HS)

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Rosie Ruiz, a Manhattan office worker, crosses the finish line in the women's division of the Boston Marathon, April 21, 1980. Ruiz was declared the record-setting winner in the race. Some officials claimed they were suspicious of the win for a person who only ran in one previous marathon. (AP Photo)

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Rosie Ruiz of New York waves to the crowd after receiving the laurel wreath from Boston's Mayor's wife, Katherine White, second from right, and about the receiver medal from Gov. Edward J. King, second from left, after being announced winner of the women's division of the Boston Marathon, April 21, 1980 (AP Photo)

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Ex-chief of natives of Bikini Atoll, is hoisted aboard a Navy LST for a trip to Kili, the native people's new home, April 21, 1949. The subjects of the former chief nearly starved on Rongerik, where they first re-settled after being removed from Bikini Atoll. (AP Photo)

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Nelson Mandela, President of the African National Congress, addresses an election rally in Thaba Nchu in the black homeland Bophuthatswana, 240 miles southwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 21, 1994. There are only five days to go until South Africa's first all-race general elections. (AP Photo/David Brauchli)

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Joan Rivers interviews soccer legend Pele on her syndicated talk show ?Can We Shop? in New York on Thursday, April 21, 1994. During the taping Pele, 53, confirmed rumors that he will wed Assiria, 33, a fellow Brazilian, at the end of April. The show is scheduled to air on May 10, 1994. (AP Photo/Monika Graff)

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Richard Samuels and Despi Tralis of New York take first prize--they appeared as bronze statues-- in annual Art Students League costume ball at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, April 21, 1950. Costume theme was Mediterranean characters from Cleopatra to Lord Byron. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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An old Afghan carries firewood on his back, he picked up in the mountains around Kabul, Friday, April 21, 1989 to sell at the market. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

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An Orthodox Jewish man walks through a barbed wire fence located between barracks and the gas chamber at the former Nazi Concentration Death Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, April 21, 1993 in Oswiecim. Thousands of Jews from all over the world came to Poland to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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His holiness the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of the Tibetan community, holding a rose, pricks up his ear to the questions of newsmen as he held a press conference in Paris April 21, 1989. Dalai Lama is in France to present his book "the Lord and the White Lotus." (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz)

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Lillian Carter, left, mother of U.S. President Jimmy Carter, chats with Israeli first lady Ophira Navon, April 21, 1980 in Jerusalem. Mrs. Carter paid a call on president and Mrs. Navon at their Jerusalem residence to congratulate them on Israel's 32nd Independence Day. (AP Photo/Rina Castelnuovo)

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Former Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron is shown with an Associated Press photo of his record-breaking 715th career home run in New York on April 21, 1982. Aaron, now the team’s vice president and director of player development, says the Braves’ record winning streak is “no freaking accident,” adding that owner Ted Turner hasn’t gotten his share of the credit. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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Mrs. Margaret Thatcher- leader of Britain’s Conservative Party- smiles as she gets a “check up” while on her nationwide election campaign tour. She was visiting a factory at Milton Keynes in Oxfordshire, April 21, 1979, which makes Patient Monitoring Systems. After being “plagged in to one of the systems- she was pronounced in good shape, “Heart good”, Lungs Good, and tongue Good” All the opinion polls at the moment give Mrs. Thatcher’s party a good lead over Premier Jim Callaghan’s Labour Party for the upcoming May 3rd General Election. (AP Photo)

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On the island of Cyprus an island divided between warring Greek and Turks, Marina Antoni, a Greek from the village of Vialousa, keeps busy with traditional chore the laundry April 21, 1979. “I would go home tomorrow and walk all the way if necessary,” she said. Unfortunately her home is in the Turkish area. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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Ed and Mary Cashat of Pasadena, Texas listen to the address on energy by President Jimmy Carter before the joint session of Congress, April 21, 1977. Cashat is a foreman of the operations department, which handles the machinery and equipment, at a Shell Oil Company Refinery. Cashat thought the president’s conservation measures were generally all right and believed he would rather have a gas tax rather than some sort of gasoline rationing plan. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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Mexican dancers break into song and dance during opening day parade at the New York World’s Fair on April 21, 1965. The parade marked the opening of the fair’s second year. The Mexican pavilion is one of the more popular foreign pavilions of the exposition. (AP Photo)

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First lady Betty Ford, wife of President Gerald Ford talks on a REACT emergency station at the San Jacinto Battlegrounds near Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, April 21, 1976. Mrs. Ford while on the base station hookup, talked with several CB'ers (citizens band radio operators) and identified herself as "First Momma." REACT groups around the country monitor the CB wave lengths for emergency calls. Woman in the background is Helen Peebles who had been monitoring for the channels. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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A small boy carries his younger brother as refugees evacuate Meherpur Monday, April 21, 1971 following clashes there between Bangladesh rebel troops and Pakistani central government forces. The refugees have been moving to safer areas across the Indian border. (AP Phot/Michel Laurent)

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The Diligenti quintuplets, who will be two years old in July, sun themselves on a swing in the backyard of their Buenos Aires home on April 21, 1945. From left to right are: Maria Esther, Carlos Alberto, Franco, Maria Fernando and Maria Cristina. Franco has grown a half head taller than his sisters and brother. (AP Photo)

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Foreign groups (from Italy, Fiji, Australia, Canada and Algeria) are in the column of marchers as some 10,000 supporters of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament set out from Reading, Berkshire on April 21, 1962, on the second leg of their protest march from Aldermaston to London. The ban-the-bomb demonstrators spent the night under canvas outside Reading. (AP Photo)

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Teenagers in jeans, sweaters and duffle coats march to the accompaniment of a guitar as the 10,000 ban-the-bomb marchers leave Reading, Berkshire on April 21, 1952, on the second leg of their protest march from Aldermaston to London. They are marching under a banner reading “Marlborough CND” (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament). (AP Photo)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, then Princess Elizabeth, right, and Princess Margaret, in their Girl Guide uniforms, practice their bandaging skills in this August 1943 photo. Princess Elizabeth is wearing the badge of the swallow patrol and two white stripes, which indicates that she is patrol leader. The Queen will celebrate her 80th birthday on April 21, 2006. (AP Photo)

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The latest spitfire, the Mark XII, appears in flight during maneouvers, April 21, 1944. The plane has clipped wings for low altitude fighting, a new pointed rudder and a newly-shaped nose housing a Rolls Royce Griffon engine. (AP Photo)

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The sugar container still has place on the tables of the Allerton Hotel restaurant in Chicago, but the management has added a striking reminder to their patrons to show their patriotism by conserving sugar. Miss Bernice Mezger holds the flag stopper and bowl, April 21, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Iron Eyes Cody, a Cherokee, presents President Jimmy Carter with a Native American headdress in the Oval Office in Washington on April 21, 1978. Cody also gave Carter a Native American name, Wamblee Ska, which he said means great white eagle. (AP Photo/Peter Bregg)

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Funk bassist Bootsy Collins is shown, April 21, 1978. (AP Photo)

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Singer Harry Belafonte leads a line of pickets from Harvard and surrounding colleges in protest against lunch counter segregation in the South. Students picketed the Woolworth store in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Ma., April 21, 1960. (AP Photo/J. Walter Green)

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An aerial view of Brasilia, Brazil's new capital, showing some of the modern buildings that are going up there, February 14, 1960. Brasilia will become the nation's new capital on April 21,1960, taking the capital status from Rio de Janeiro. (The Helicopter pilot's right knee and foot are in left foreground) (AP-Photo)

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Television actor Jonathan Winters has some unusual items for sale in the gift shop he shares with partners in New York on April 21, 1959. At left is a sculptured figure depicting Louis XIV, and at right, in Winters? left hand, is a ?mummified? hand sculptured by Jana Homsey. (AP Photo/Raw)

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On Febuary 12, 1960, a car is seen driving by the twin office building of the Brazilian congress near completion in Brasilia which will become the nation's new capital on April 21,1960, taking the capital status from Rio de Janeiro. (AP-Photo)

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A bulldozer operator came on a large den on the Eddie Wary Ranch near, while working on a farm pond on in Okeene, Oklahoma, April 21, 1958. Wray said the snakes were under small gypsum bolder and all were in the dormant stage so they didn't run. They ranged in size from 1½ feet to 5 feet long. The ranch will be the site of the annual Okeene Rattlesnake Roundup on April 27. (AP Photo)

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Tony winners, from left, standing, Judy Holliday, Rex Harrison, Margaret Leighton, Fredric March, Edith Adams, and seated, Sydney Chaplin, Peggy Cass, and Moss Hart pose with their medallions at the 11th Annual Tony Awards ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom in New York City, April 21, 1957. Holliday won best actress in a musical for "Bells Are Ringing"; Harrison won best actor in a musical for "My Fair Lady"; Leighton won best actress in a dramatic role for "Separate Tables"; Adams won best supporting or featured actress in a musical for "Li'l Abner"; Chaplin won best actor in a supporting or featured actor for "Bells Are Ringing"; Cass won best actress in a supporting or featured dramatic role for "Auntie Mame"; and Hart won best direction for "My Fair Lady." (AP Photo)

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Col. Sidney H. Bingham, right, chairman of New York City's Board of Transportation, looks at working model of conveyor belt passenger subway system at preview in New York, April 21, 1953. Others, from left, are: John E. Gannon, executive vice president of 42nd Street Mid-Manhattan Association; Lee S. Stephens, president of Stephens-Adamson Manufacturing Co.; and R.S. Wilson, vice president of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. The two latter firms designed the model at Bingham's suggestion and this system has been proposed to replace the present Grand Central - Times Square subway shuttle. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson, smile as they hold their pet dogs, Trooper, held by the duchess, and Disraeli, in their stateroom aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth before sailing from New York on April 21, 1954 to spend the rest of the year at their home near Paris, France. They had visited in the South and the Caribbean area for the past several months. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Stephen T. Early (third from left, hand upraised) is sworn as special assistant to President Harry S. Truman (seated center) by Frank K. Sanderson, executive administrator (standing, front right) at ceremony in the White House, Washington, April 21, 1945. At rear stand members of the president's office staff. (AP Photo/B.I. Sanders)

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All organized resistance in the sacred Nazi city of Nuremberg has ended. After bitter fighting, mainly against fanatical enemy snipers in the devastated ruins, Seventh Army troops took over the town, together with the famous Zeppelin Arena, meeting place of the Nazi party. Zeppelin Arena, famous meeting place of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party at Nuremberg, on April 21, 1945. In the foreground a Sherman tank is seen, crippled during the fighting for the sacred Nazi City. (AP Photo)

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Crewmen of the U.S. bombers that took part in the blasting of the Japanese on Nauru island on April 21, 1943, gave their reports to intelligence officers after returning to a South Pacific base. It was the longest aerial task force mission of the war. The Japanese seized Nauru from the British last August. (AP Photo/Murray Befeler)

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Members of the Royal Family of Great Britain posed with officers of the famed Grenadier Guards for this picture on May 19, 1942 in England, when Princess Elizabeth, seated to the right of her father, King George VI, reviewed the regiment at Windsor Castle on her 16th birthday on April 21. Queen Elizabeth sits on the right side of the King and Princess Margaret sits on the left of Princess Elizabeth. (AP Photo)

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New York Yankees teammates pose with politicians before playing the season's opening game against the Senators in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1939. From left to right are Buddy Rosar, Yankees catcher; Rep. Pius Schwert, D-N.Y., former Yankees catcher; Joe Gallager, Yankees utility player; Sen. James H. Mead, D-N.Y., director of Buffalo ball player; and Joe McCarthy, Yankees manager. (AP Photo)

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Charlie Chaplin, screen star and producer, with his wife, film star Paulette Goddard and son, Charles Jr., at Santa Catalina, California on April 21, 1940 where they are taking in the sun and the bay. The actor has just completed his long awaited fund picture. (AP Photo)

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In a lean-to kitchen of their hewn cabin in the hills near Orlando, West Virginia on April 21, 1938, the youngsters gather around their father, Walter Donaldson, as he studies the essentials of reading and writing under WPA supervision. Mrs. Donaldson, left, looked after the family correspondence while Walter tended to the breadwinning for her and their family of eight on their seven slopping acres which he tenants. (AP Photo)

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The men who direct the operations of Japan’s army. A conclave of Japan’s ablest generals being held in Tokyo on April 21, 1937, with General Sugiyama, war minister, addressed them on the perils facing the empire from Soviet Russia and China. “The Army,” the war minister told the generals, “must be the pilot as well as the propulsive forces of the nation.” (AP Photo/J.A. Mills)

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Aviator Captain Frank Monroe Hawks in the cockpit of his monoplane at Heston Aerodrome in west London, England on April 21, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Princess Elizabeth, who celebrated her tenth birthday April 21, is shown riding her new white pony in Windsor Great Park, on April 21, 1936 accompanied by her riding master. Second in line of succession to the British throne, she may rule some day as Queen Elizabeth. She's the older daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York. (AP Photo)

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Premier Benito Mussolini marches out into the rain during the 2,698th anniversary of the birth of Rome, Italy, on April 21, 1936. (AP Photo)

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